Friday, April 22, 2016

Calling all ideas – big or small – to drive health improvement in rural communities. Apply by Friday, April 29th for The New Rural: Innovations in Rural Health Award – one innovative finalist will receive $25,000.

There’s still time to apply for The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust’s The New Rural: Innovations in Rural Health Award. The Trust is searching for innovative solutions from around the country that support rural health improvement. They’re looking for original, innovative solutions to drive health improvement in rural communities. These don’t have to be finalized projects – they are encouraging submissions that highlight new ideas and emerging innovations. Finalists will receive a $7,500 award, and one innovative and inspiring idea will win the award and a total of $25,000.

All submissions must be received by 11:59 p.m. EDT on Friday, April 29th. For more information, visit the award’s information page. If you have any questions about the award, please contact Erin Barlow at

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